The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 90 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.30% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.33% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.85
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1397 1195 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.64% 91.01% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 691 643
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Surrey region.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds